Bell Boeing is Flight Testing the V-22
Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, Amarillo, Texas, was awarded a $23,279,378 modification (P00003) to a cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order (N00019-19-F-0031) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0002). This modification exercises an option for on-site support, engineering and technical analysis of flight test for V-22 aircraft for the Navy, Air Force and the government of Japan. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (50%); Fort Worth, Texas (25%); and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (25%), and is expected to be competed in December 2020. Fiscal year 2020 aircraft procurement (Navy, Air Force), FY 2020 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy and Air Force), and foreign military sales (FMS) funds in the amount of $11,592,990 were obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the Navy ($8,282,783; 71%), the Air Force ($1,673,351; 15%) and the government of Japan ($1,636,856; 14%). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. Awarded December 27, 2019.